A Cozy Dinner at Home Calls for Braised Cabbage With Pears

Last Update: September 29, 2022

Slightly sweet and extra tangy, red cabbage braised with pears, ginger, and balsamic vinegar is a warming and comforting dish. Serve it alongside any protein or add it to your Christmas table for some color.

Braised Cabbage With Pears

Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours


2 heads red cabbage
4 to 5 ripe pears, cubed
2-inch knob ginger, peeled and minced
2 cups vegetable stock
4 tablespoons aged balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon ground coriander
Pine nuts, to serve
Chopped fresh herbs, to serve


Halve cabbages and slice into 1-inch strips. Place in slow cooker along with pears, ginger, vegetable stock, vinegar, and coriander. Let stew and reduce for 2 hours.

To serve, top with pine nuts and chopped fresh herbs if desired.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Merce Muse

Thrive Market Food Editor

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